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Films and Commentary from Saul Landau

saul@ips-dc.org
3801 W. Temple Ave.
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Films and Commentary from Saul Landau

Saul Landau

Saul Landau was an internationally known scholar, author, commentator, and filmmaker on foreign and domestic policy issues. He was a fellow at IPS since 1972 and at the Transnational Institute since 1974 until his death in 2013. He wrote 13 books, thousands of newspaper and magazine articles and reviews, and made more than 40 films and TV programs on social, political, economic and historical issues.

Among his numerous accolades, Saul received the George Polk Award for Investigative Reporting and an Emmy for his 1980 film, "Paul Jacobs and the Nuclear Gang" (with Jack Willis), as well as the Letelier-Moffitt Award for his human rights work. He won a Golden Apple award for "The Sixth Sun: Mayan Uprising in Chiapas" as well as first prizes in many festivals with films about Fidel Castro, Salvador Allende and Subcomandante Marcos. He was Professor Emeritus at Cal Poly Pomona University. 

Saul's columns can be read on www.progresoweekly.com and at saullandau.wordpress.com. Saul's newest film is "Will the Real Terrorist Please Standup" (2011). It is available on DVD.

Recent Work

Blog
Malice Versus Nobility: Scooter Libby and Bradley Manning
March 11 - The top conspirator in the Bush administration and the soldier who leaked thousands of cables to wikileaks get different treatment from the justice system.

Blog
The Right's Great Hope: Rick Santorum
March 4 - The former Pennsylvania senator garners the support of a political base built by charismatic - but imperfect - preachers.

Commentary
The Persecution of Judge Garzon
February 27 - His reputation as human rights defender did not protect him from - and indeed may have contributed to - the wrath of right wing judges.

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